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Lotus targeting the top places after miserable 2014

After a miserable 2014 season, Lotus appears back on track this year. Pastor Maldonado's chart-topping time in the new Mercedes-powered E23 on Thursday would have been good enough to beat Lewis Hamilton to...
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Lotus: It’s been a positive day

Lotus F1 Team topped the times on the first day of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with Pastor Maldonado setting a fastest time of 1min 25.011secs during the course of completing 69 laps at...
Gerard+Lopez

Lopez: Let’s reclaim our rightful place first

Lotus is not expecting a return to the top step of the Formula 1 podium in 2015, as they recover from a disastrous 2014 season which saw them mixing it at the back of the grid. During the 2012 and...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean: We are once again in the right direction

Lotus driver Romain Grosjean is once again wearing his customary big smile, after sampling the E23 for a single day at the recent Jerez test in Spain. Having emerged from his personal 'crash-kid' crisis...
Romain Grosjean

Grosjean upbeat after one day in the Lotus E23

Lotus, particularly Romain Grosjean, endured a torrid 2014 season where from a front runner and potential race winner in 2013 he was in among the backmarkers last season, but after his first day at the...
Pastor Maldonado

Lotus progressing well with Mercedes powered E23

Lotus F1 Team enjoyed a productive day of testing at the Circuito de Jerez with Pastor Maldonado completing 96 laps, setting a best time of 1:22.713,as the team continued with installation and...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado excited by potential of Lotus E23

Lotus defied their own predictions and got their all new E23 out on the Jerez track for the first time on Monday, a day earlier than they expected and completed some early mileage for the first time as a...
Pastor+Maldonado

Lotus get out on track and impress with neat E23

After missing the opening day of running, Lotus got its new E23 out on track on Monday with Pastor Maldonado at the wheel, a day earlier than originally expected. Insiders were impressed with the front...
Lotus E23

Lotus expect to be on track at Jerez by Tuesday

Lotus F1 Team’s 2015 challenger, the E23 Hybrid, arrived in Jerez  after firing-up for the first time at the team’s Enstone base on Saturday. The car is now undergoing its build programme overnight...